Entries by Doreen Lanc

July 2019

Profits Funding Passions ~ Celebrating 30 years of Philanthropy Thirty one years ago, a small group of community members, who had a vision, met to discuss the possibility of creating a Community Foundation for the greater good of the Cadillac area. On June 29, 1988, the Articles of Incorporation were filed with the Michigan Department […]

June 2019

The “hub” for all things philanthropic. The Cadillac Area Community Foundation is a charitable organization that connects people, supports local community programs, awards scholarships, and leads for change in the Cadillac community. As the “hub” of all things, and in order to be aware of the issues and concerns in our community, we attend Health […]

May 2019

Story telling – donor impact Foundations are increasingly asking their donors to tell their story about why they invested funds with their local Foundation. These stories are educating our community members, businesses, organizations, and even our children about giving. A philanthropic message from a friend, one-to-one, will make more of an impact than a receptionist […]

April 2019

We earned our SEAL! The Cadillac Area Community Foundation has earned our Community Foundations National Standards Seal again for another year.  The Community Foundations National Standards Board confirms operational excellence in sex key areas-mission, structure, governance, resource development, stewardship and accountability, grantmaking and community leadership; donor relations; and communications.  The accreditation process is rigorous, and […]